Upgrading On A Budget

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Colley614, Aug 17, 2012.

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  1. Colley614

    Colley614 Well-Known Member
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    I've recently quoted on a big commercial job. I'm thinking of getting 1) a bigger tank or 2) getting a trailer. If I get a bigger tank I'm going to need a bigger van. If I get a trailer I'm going to have to get a tow bar fitted and then get a trailer. The thing is I think £2700 for a trailer is a bit much when you think that to buy an empty trailer and all the wfp kit works out about £700. Opinions please guys?
     
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  2. M.K Cleaners.co.uk

    M.K Cleaners.co.uk Grand Master
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    Make your own, look at the saving you will make. Even if you pay someone to make one for you, you will still save thousands
     
  3. Colley614

    Colley614 Well-Known Member
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    Have you made one bud?
     
  4. rcproperty

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    i've helped build a trailer system, was only a 250lt tank tho. its easy to do!! plus you dont have to carry it all with you all the time!!
     
  5. M.K Cleaners.co.uk

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    Nah, wouldnt be that hard to make one though.
     
  6. Colley614

    Colley614 Well-Known Member
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    That's what I want 250ltr trailer because I can only tow 750kg. Plus the gross weight on the van is 750kg so I'm thinking that 2/3 of that in water is enough.

    D you have any photos?
     
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    i'll see if i can find some
     
  8. Colley614

    Colley614 Well-Known Member
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    I'll cal my van 'THUNDERBIRD 1' and the trailer 'THUNDERBIRD 4'
     
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    lol, thunderbirds are go!!!!

    just thinking about it, you would only need a 250lt flat bed tank, a trailer to put it in and a pipe from that to connect into you van system. thats a nice and simple way of doing it!
     
  10. Colley614

    Colley614 Well-Known Member
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    I'm thinking of getting a trailer, a tank and a pump box. I'm already ordering a 35 foot elite pole so I will have 2 250 litre 1 man systems then I can drop the trailer with someone on a job and crack on somewhere else on my own
     
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